Charge d’affairs Jennifer Bachus attended the 4th annual Friends Fest in Pardubice on August 17th. The Friends Fest event showcases the U.S.-Czech friendship and military cooperation as NATO allies. Over 30,000 visitors attend Friends Fest to see American culture, fashion, sports, cuisine, and vehicles.
At this year’s event, the U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) also sent a Stryker vehicle and crew from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. Charge Bachus delivered public remarks to a large crowd with other VIPs at the festival and then toured the event stopping at the U.S. Stryker vehicle to meet with its crew and take a photo together.